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Russia Reminds Macron, NATO Ground Troops in Ukraine Means ‘Inevitable’ War

Asked about French President Emmanuel Macron’s statement that the deployment of ground troops from EU and NATO countries into Ukraine is not ruled out, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov replied: “In this case, we have to talk not about the probability, but rather about the inevitability” of a direct conflict between NATO and Russia.

Government leaders of several NATO countries—Germany, Hungary, the Czech Republic, even Poland, among them—rushed today to vow, “not us; we’re not sending troops.” Peskov considered that an intelligent response, reflecting “a sober assessment” of the risks involved. Deploying NATO forces in Ukraine, he repeated, would be “absolutely against the interests of those nations” and their people, RT reported.

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